Published: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, c2011 Edition: [Various editions] Description: 306 p. ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780399157073, 0399157077, 9780425245729, Language: English
Also published: New York : Berkley Pub Group, 2012. 382 p.
Dru Rayne and her uncle are Louisiana refugees who relocated to Los Angeles after Hurricane Katrina. Now, five years after the storm, their struggling restaurant faces a different danger. When Joe Pike witnesses Dru's uncle beaten by a neighborhood gang intent on extorting protection money, he offers his own brand of protection. But neither Dru nor her uncle want his help--and neither do the federal agents mysteriously watching their store